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OVERVIEW OF NOUN PEOPLE

1) people: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; “old people”; “there were at least 200 people in the audience

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2) citizenry, people: the body of citizens of a state or country; “the Spanish people”

3) multitude, masses, mass, hoi polloi, people, the great unwashed: the common people generally; “separate the warriors from the mass”; “power to the people”

4) people: members of a family line; “his people have been farmers for generations”; “are your people still alive?”

OVERVIEW OF VERB PEOPLE

1) people, populate: fill with people or supply with inhabitants; “people a room”; “The government wanted to populate the remote area of the country

2) people, populate: furnish with people; “The plains are sparsely populated”

noun people has 4 sense(s) (first 4 from tagged texts)


people (Wikipedia)
This article is about the collective usage ('a people'). For other uses, see People (disambiguation).

A people is a plurality of persons considered as a whole, as is the case with an ethnic group or nation. Collectively, for example, the contemporary Frisians and Danes are two related Germanic peoples, while various Middle Eastern ethnic groups are often linguistically categorized as the Semitic people. See the list of contemporary ethnic groups for more examples.

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